Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law: China and the World

Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law: China and the World


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107164994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2017
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.42(d)

About the Author

Robin Hui Huang is Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, currently serving as Assistant Dean (External Affairs, Asia) and Executive Director of the Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, and Adjunct Professor for Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He is also Guest Professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing and has received many awards in recognition of his excellence of research. He is the author of Securities and Capital Markets Law in China (2014).

Nicholas Calcina Howson is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and a former partner of the international law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP. In addition to Michigan, he has taught law at the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, New York, Cornell University, New York, and Harvard University, Massachusetts. He publishes widely on Chinese (PRC) corporate and securities law as well as Chinese law and legal institutions, and acts regularly as a Chinese law expert in US and international litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Table of Contents

Part I. Theoretical Framework: 1. The financial crisis: why have no high-level executives been prosecuted? Jed S. Rakoff; 2. Private enforcement in the United States and in Europe: a comparatist's ruminations and potential lessons for Asia Mathias Reimann; 3. Disclosure regulation and the rise of capital markets: nineteenth-century Britain and Germany compared Carsten Gerner-Beuerle; 4. Mandatory arbitration in consumer finance and investor contracts Michael S. Barr; 5. The bonding effect in cross-listed Chinese companies: is it real? Donald Clarke; Part II. China (Mainland): 6. Improving the civil liability system for false and misleading disclosure in the Chinese securities markets Liming Wang; 7. A question of class action in China Xianchu Zhang; 8. Private enforcement of securities law in China: past, present and future Robin Hui Huang; 9. Improving investor-friendly legal environment in Chinese capital markets Junhai Liu; 10. Enforcing fiduciary duties as tort liability in Chinese courts Jiangyu Wang; 11. China's free trade zone and latest development of the resolution mechanism for financial disputes: a perspective from the innovation of Qianhai international arbitration Xiaochun Liu; Part III. Common Law Jurisdictions: 12. Curbing managerial agency costs: private litigation and its substitutes in the US James D. Cox and Randall S. Thomas; 13. Private enforcement of corporate law: an empirical comparison of the UK and US John Armour, Bernard Black, Brian Cheffins and Richard Nolan; 14. Securities law enforcement and the rule of law Jeffrey G. MacIntosh; 15. Securities regulation in Australia - the role of the class action Michael Legg; 16. Enforcement of corporate and securities laws in India: the arrival of the class action? Vikramaditya Khanna; 17. Enforcement of Hong Kong's securities law - the underpinning philosophy Alexa Lam; Part IV. Civil Law Jurisdictions: 18. Enforcement of company and securities laws in Germany: an exercise in diversity Rainer Kulms; 19. Liability for misstatements to the market: the post-Parmalat years Guido Ferrarini and Paolo Giudici; 20. Growing securities litigation against issuers in Japan: its background and reality Gen Goto; 21. Private enforcement of company law and securities regulation in Korea Hwa-Jin Kim; 22. The IPC model for securities law enforcement in Taiwan Wen-yeu Wang; 23. Building enforcement capacity for Brazilian corporate and securities law John Armour and Caroline Schmidt; Conclusion Robin Hui Huang and Nicholas Calcina Howson; Index.

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